Founder and Managing Director PION Kunststoffen B.V.
After his study ‘BBA commercial economics’, Gerben Borger joined
the Dutch Special Forces where he learned about his own strengths, comradeship
and to push boundaries. To be able to apply these skills in business he started
and completed his study Business Administration at the Rotterdam School of
Starting in 2004 in the plastics industry Borger performed in several commercial
jobs. His entrepreneurial DNA challenged him to start his own company named
PION. The name stands for the abbreviation for of the corporate mentality:
Partnership Is Our Nature. Following his belief that a dedicated expert in cable
protection for infrastructure, was needed. During these years he discovered the
unprecedented possibilities and the latent need of recycling and re-using plastics.
And every day he realizes these steps are needed. Every small future-proof step
is a step in the right direction. The direction towards saving our planet for the
present and future generations.
Driven by this urgency to excel in sustainability and embrace circularity as the
new standard, he challenges the (rail) infrastructure industry. PION is
transforming into a future-proof organization. To reinforce this ambition, Borger
launched the independent challengers Rentinfra and Tubefinder on the market.
Both are aimed at challenging the market in a responsive way and help making
Borger's presentation at RailTech Europe 2021
"Protecting tomorrow today"
Gerben Borger is giving his presentation at the Tech stage on 30 March during the session on the topic "Sustainability.